Mindy Lucio

Freelance Illustrator & Designer

Oxnard, CA, USA

Work Experience

Jakks Pacific

Junior Designer on Disney & Marvel Tsum Tsum package design

August 2016 - Santa Monica, California, United States

Freelance

Freelance Illustrator

- Collaborate with Latinx small business owners to create their custom logos, sticker merchandise, and Tshirt designs.
-Work efficiently to produce high quality digital illustrations for each clients specific needs and brand visions.
May 2012 - Present California, United States

DreamEast Pictures USA Branch

Production Design Coordinator

-Oversee design progress of Backgrounds, Character Design, and Prop assets.

- Review scripts & storyboards to create asset breakdown lists for shipment delivery and artist assignments.

-Facilitate daily art & overseas animation reviews with Art Director. Sending back notes to designers & overseas design studio in a timely matter.

-Organized and maintained filing system of the company's entire design database. Continually archiving incoming designs, Filing approved art & post-production files from overseas, & updating stock folders for design team.

- Supported the design team. Handing out assignments, gathering assets, and helped maintain effective communication between the various designers and producers.

-Helped maintain production schedule for the Line Producer and worked closely with the design team to complete hard deadlines.

- Communicated effectively with Production Crew & overseas production studio to coordinate episode shipments, send out production notes, and maintain ongoing receipt of files for review.

- Organized and prepared needed documents/materials for weekly design meeting between Storyboard artists, Producers, Art Directors, and Designers.

-Supported Post Director, multi-tasking daily as a post coordinator/assistant. Downloading post-production files, animation files, & sending back notes to overseas production studio.
June 2015 - July 2016 Hollywood, California, United States

Lanard Toys Lmtd.

Visual Development Designer

-Creating Package designs from sketch to final comps
-Creating brand looks and style guides
July 2014 - June 2015 California, United States

Theme Parkology.com

Freelance Graphic Designer

Designing whimsical, fun, and informative cover designs for a series of famous theme park documentaries.
May 2014 - Present California, United States

Lanard Toys Lmtd.

Production Assistant

-Engineer custom packages from sketches to dielines to completed physical samples.

- Create graphic designs for product labels, packages, and brand line looks for both girls and boy toy products.

-Develop original illustrations for girl's and boy's line packages.

-Communicate with both in-house and Hong Kong marketing team for development of packaging and graphics.

-Create drafting sheets for girl's accessories that are used by overseas office to create toy molds.

-Hand-paint toy prototypes for overseas office review, often with in-house custom mixed paints.

-Coordinate color schemes for re-vamped and new girl's and boy's toys.

-Support the Boys, Girls, and Graphics team with their various projects and deadlines.
August 2012 - June 2014 Oxnard, California, United States

Education

Otis College Of Art And Design

Bachleor of Fine Arts

Received a BFA in Digital Media with a concentration in Visual Development
August 2008 - May 2012 Los Angeles, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Fluent),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Character Desiger, Concept Art, Digital Illustration, Drawing, Illustration, MAYA, Package Design, Painting, Story Artist,